Book Review: She Who Became the Sun

She Who Became the Sun by Shelley Parker-Chan 🌺🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 Lady Rui's jaw was tight with the same intensity Zhu had glimpsed earlier: a compressed rage that had at its heart the female desire to survive all that sought to make her nothing. Zhu was born in a small, drought- and famine-stricken village. Her mother and … Continue reading Book Review: She Who Became the Sun

Three Mini Sapphic Reviews: One Last Stop, The Chosen and the Beautiful, and The Jasmine Throne

These really have nothing in common beyond having sapphic women, but I am super duper behind on my reviews and this is one quick way to catch up! Okay, these aren't mini reviews at all, but these books are so, so good! One Last Stop by Casey McQuiston 🌺🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 Truth is, when you spend your … Continue reading Three Mini Sapphic Reviews: One Last Stop, The Chosen and the Beautiful, and The Jasmine Throne

Queer Indie SFF Recs for Pride!

Ha. I almost typed Pride Moth and you know, I could totally work with that. A big rainbow-colored moth blazing holes of justice and equality throughout the world and in all things cashmere, its only kryptonite bright lights, the sun, and moth balls. I've already done posts kinda similar to this one, with Sapphics in … Continue reading Queer Indie SFF Recs for Pride!

Sci Fi REPOST Friday: Sapphics in Space (and Across Time)

A repost of this bad girl, because this month (and this move) has murdered my blogging abilities. Sapphics in spaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaace. I am so happy with publishing over the past couple of years, because not only have there been quite a few wlw science fiction and fantasy releases, but many of them (well, the ones I … Continue reading Sci Fi REPOST Friday: Sapphics in Space (and Across Time)

Last Night at the Telegraph Club

Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Malinda Lo 🌺🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 Trigger Warning: doxxing, racism and racial microaggressions, homophobia, threats of deportation, war Lily Hu, 17 years old and Chinese-American, knows she's different. That difference solidifies when she finds a book in a bodega about a woman loving another woman...it answers so many questions, but it … Continue reading Last Night at the Telegraph Club

Three Mini Reviews: All About School Dances!

I don't know what it was about April, but I somehow read not one, not two, but three books centering high school dances with queer leads. Okay, I do know what it was about—two of the books were ARCs and the third was an audiobook that came off hold in the library. While I immensely … Continue reading Three Mini Reviews: All About School Dances!

Book Review: How to Find a Princess

How to Find a Princess by Alyssa Cole 🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 Content Warning: alcoholic parent, reference to trauma (refugees fleeing by sea, descriptions of violence and murder, mentions of enslaved ancestors), PTSD, obsession/addiction, bullying Makeda Hicks just lost her job and her girlfriend all at once—all because she's too helpful, too selfless. Those aren't bad traits, right? … Continue reading Book Review: How to Find a Princess

Book Review: A Master of Djinn

A Master of Djinn by P Dèlí Clark 🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 Al-Jahiz transformed the world nearly forty years ago, when he ruptured the divisions between universes and ushered a world of djinn and magic into the world—before vanishing, never to be seen again. Until now. It's up to Fatma el-Sha’arawi, agent of Egypt's Ministry of Alchemy, Enchantments … Continue reading Book Review: A Master of Djinn

Two Mini Reviews: Meet Cute Diary and Mare’s War

I'm scrambling to catch up on my reviews, so please anticipate several combined reviews on a theme. What's the theme here, you ask, besides books that start with M? Or that I gave them both four stars? Well, if you read my April Wrap-Up, you'll know that these two books are about summer vacation, albeit … Continue reading Two Mini Reviews: Meet Cute Diary and Mare’s War

Book Review: She Drives Me Crazy

She Drives Me Crazy by Kelly Quindlen 🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 After an epic loss on the basketball court to her ex-girlfriend and her new team, followed by an embarrassing fender bender with her enemy, Scottie needs a win. She needs something to get her groove back. Turns out her enemy (and head cheerleader) needs something too. Together, … Continue reading Book Review: She Drives Me Crazy